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Permafrost slump
As permafrost in the North melts, it's releasing record levels of mercury into Arctic rivers and waterways, graduate students at the University of Alberta have found. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Whale Cove TB clinic
The majority of residents in Whale Cove, Nunavut, have now been screened for tuberculosis and it seems the health department is picking up best practices at clinics along the way. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Chisasibi greenhouse program
Decades ago, Chisasibi residents harvested potatoes at a farm on Fort George Island. Now, the potato farm is back: the centrepiece of a project aimed at preserving food security and local knowledge. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
medical records
The documents contain detailed information about patients' mental health and history of drug use, including applications to addictions treatment facilities, progress reports from those facilities, and detailed notes from one-on-one counselling sessions. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
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'We want to ensure tourism is something that happens with Yukon First Nations, not to them,' said one delegate at an Indigenous tourism conference in Carcross this week. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Gladys Norwegian
The Northwest Territories' economy is in really bad shape, according to the Indigenous Leaders Economic Forum in Yellowknife this week. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
RCMP HQ in Yellowknife
An inmate's ribs were broken while in RCMP custody in July 2017. In a news release, RCMP say Edmonton Police Services investigated the incident and found that officers acted properly. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Jackfish Lake
The Northwest Territories Power Corporation is warning snowmobilers to stay off of Jackfish Lake near the power plant, where there is thin ice and open water. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Margaret Dawn Anderson
'I was very humbled and honoured to be selected for the Senate appointment,' says Margaret Dawn Anderson. The prime minister appointed four new senators on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Just under a month after a previous boil water advisory was lifted, residents of the Nunavut hamlet of Whale Cove are again being asked to boil their water before consuming due to a risk of coliform bacteria. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Deh Gah School class
Teenagers fed up with the effect drugs and alcohol are having on their community are affecting change themselves, successfully fighting for $40,000 and a youth centre in Fort Providence, N.W.T. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Kevin Wallington
The owner of Polar Egg is taking over the inspection plant in Hay River and the hay River Poultry Farm. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
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Bobby Kaotalok is charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly failing to disclose his HIV status — but new guidelines could change that. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Flour Nutrition North Nunavut Arctic food prices Iqaluit September 27 2016
Increased and additional subsidies for food and other items is welcomed, but the lack of transparency in the program overall is not. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife court
Hassen Abdul Kerim Mohamed was arrested in April 2015 after an RCMP emergency response team broke in the door of a Yellowknife townhouse. Mohamed was found in the upstairs bathroom. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Astro Hill Place sketch
Nunastar Properties Inc. is the new owner of Iqaluit's old RCMP lot after an out-of-court settlement was reached with the city of Iqaluit. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Joanne Vasquez
When a child from Nunavik is transferred to a youth protection facility in Montreal, they aren't assigned a local social worker — meaning there's no one to look out for them. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: CBC North
Calgary Checkstop, Dec. 2013.
'A lot more people will be asked to blow in the approved screening device,' says one Yukon RCMP officer, as changes to impaired driving laws are set to come into effect. [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: CBC North
Truck in Sushi Cafe, Yellowknife
Kimberley Ongahak crashed a pickup truck into Sushi Café on July 15. This week she pleaded guilty to impaired driving. [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: CBC North
Glenn Wheeler, auditor general
Staff from the auditor general's officer are back in Yellowknife, encouraging MLAs to hold the health department's responsible when it comes to the delivery of child and family services in the Northwest Territories. [...]
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Source: CBC North